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"The film is effective throughout, and in its last shot it rigorously encapsulates a moral situation whose resonating implications justify everything that has gone before."Film Comment "Affleck steps behind the camera to direct a murder mystery that grapples intelligently with big questions."Box Office "Mr. Affleck is already deep into the character right from the start....One of the graces of GONE BABY GONE is its sensitivity to real struggle, to the lived-in spaces and worn-out consciences that can come when despair turns into nihilism."New York Times "[A] notable piece of work, a strong directing debut by actor Ben Affleck..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] superbly detailed, focused performances. GONE BABY GONE absorbs Morgan Freeman's fatherly persona, channels Ed Harris' powder-keg rage and finds Amy Ryan quite sensational..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a major directorial debut from Affleck, successfully combining the elements of a smart, intriguing police procedural with a distinctive Bostonian flavour and the psychological sophistication and moral complexity that distinguish the very best mystery thrillers."Empire "Ben Affleck maintains the downbeat mood effectively, drawing understated performances....Amy Ryan as the missing girl's mother turns in the most powerful performance."Sight and Sound 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck's first time at bat as a filmmaker is more than promising, it's strikingly assured....GONE BABY GONE is full of dark secrets, and how they unravel will keep you glued."Rolling Stone "Affleck the director shows excellent instincts, not least of which is letting his younger brother, Casey, hold the center..." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[N]ative Bostonian Affleck makes full use of the weather worn streets and people of his home town to give this powerful, intelligent and thought-provoking film an authentically gritty texture."Ultimate DVD62.43333

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"The film is effective throughout, and in its last shot it rigorously encapsulates a moral situation whose resonating implications justify everything that has gone before."Film Comment 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck's first time at bat as a filmmaker is more than promising, it's strikingly assured....GONE BABY GONE is full of dark secrets, and how they unravel will keep you glued."Rolling Stone "Affleck steps behind the camera to direct a murder mystery that grapples intelligently with big questions."Box Office "Affleck the director shows excellent instincts, not least of which is letting his younger brother, Casey, hold the center..." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Affleck is already deep into the character right from the start....One of the graces of GONE BABY GONE is its sensitivity to real struggle, to the lived-in spaces and worn-out consciences that can come when despair turns into nihilism."New York Times "[A] notable piece of work, a strong directing debut by actor Ben Affleck..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] superbly detailed, focused performances. GONE BABY GONE absorbs Morgan Freeman's fatherly persona, channels Ed Harris' powder-keg rage and finds Amy Ryan quite sensational..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a major directorial debut from Affleck, successfully combining the elements of a smart, intriguing police procedural with a distinctive Bostonian flavour and the psychological sophistication and moral complexity that distinguish the very best mystery thrillers."Empire 5 stars out of 5 -- "[N]ative Bostonian Affleck makes full use of the weather worn streets and people of his home town to give this powerful, intelligent and thought-provoking film an authentically gritty texture."Ultimate DVD "Ben Affleck maintains the downbeat mood effectively, drawing understated performances....Amy Ryan as the missing girl's mother turns in the most powerful performance."Sight and Sound62.43333

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"The film is effective throughout, and in its last shot it rigorously encapsulates a moral situation whose resonating implications justify everything that has gone before."Film Comment "Affleck steps behind the camera to direct a murder mystery that grapples intelligently with big questions."Box Office "Mr. Affleck is already deep into the character right from the start....One of the graces of GONE BABY GONE is its sensitivity to real struggle, to the lived-in spaces and worn-out consciences that can come when despair turns into nihilism."New York Times "[A] notable piece of work, a strong directing debut by actor Ben Affleck..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] superbly detailed, focused performances. GONE BABY GONE absorbs Morgan Freeman's fatherly persona, channels Ed Harris' powder-keg rage and finds Amy Ryan quite sensational..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a major directorial debut from Affleck, successfully combining the elements of a smart, intriguing police procedural with a distinctive Bostonian flavour and the psychological sophistication and moral complexity that distinguish the very best mystery thrillers."Empire "Ben Affleck maintains the downbeat mood effectively, drawing understated performances....Amy Ryan as the missing girl's mother turns in the most powerful performance."Sight and Sound 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck's first time at bat as a filmmaker is more than promising, it's strikingly assured....GONE BABY GONE is full of dark secrets, and how they unravel will keep you glued."Rolling Stone "Affleck the director shows excellent instincts, not least of which is letting his younger brother, Casey, hold the center..." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[N]ative Bostonian Affleck makes full use of the weather worn streets and people of his home town to give this powerful, intelligent and thought-provoking film an authentically gritty texture."Ultimate DVD62.43332

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"Only one word describes the effect of watching Ben Affleck slowly dial down the temperature one degree at a time in RUNNER RUNNER: Cool."Los Angeles Times23.11869

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"Only one word describes the effect of watching Ben Affleck slowly dial down the temperature one degree at a time in RUNNER RUNNER: Cool."Los Angeles Times23.11869

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"ARGO is a crackerjack political thriller told with intelligence....Proving even more than before that hes a behind-the-camera force to be reckoned with, Ben Affleck tells a dense, multilayered yarn..."Hollywood Reporter 5 stars out of 5 -- "This certain Best Picture contender proves to be a prime example of accomplished major studio filmmaking, and also a smart, crafty suspense-laden picture that should win critical plaudits across the board."Box Office "[T]he results are nothing less than sensational. This political thriller has it all..."Wall Street Journal "ARGO is most impressive in the number of moods its director has casually mastered."Los Angeles Times "ARGO plays out like an unlikely heist movie in which all the suspense comes from unexpected corners."Movieline "[A] smart, jittery thriller about a freakish and little-known chapter of the Iranian hostage crisis..."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[B]oth spellbinding and surprisingly funny. Many of the laughs come from the Hollywood guys played by Goodman and Arkin..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Affleck doesn't merely direct ARGO, he directs the hell out of it, nailing the quickening pace, the wayward humor, the nerve-frying suspense."Rolling Stone "Affleck threads viewers through the dauntingly tricky geopolitics and tonal shifts of ARGO with an utterly flawless sense of control..."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Affleck] makes it work, anchoring proceedings with a likeable, layered lead performance."Total Film "[S]lick enough to send us smiling out of cinemas on a Saturday night, but with the substance to avoid insulting our intelligence in the process."Sight and Sound22.67474

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"ARGO is a crackerjack political thriller told with intelligence....Proving even more than before that hes a behind-the-camera force to be reckoned with, Ben Affleck tells a dense, multilayered yarn..."Hollywood Reporter 5 stars out of 5 -- "This certain Best Picture contender proves to be a prime example of accomplished major studio filmmaking, and also a smart, crafty suspense-laden picture that should win critical plaudits across the board."Box Office "[T]he results are nothing less than sensational. This political thriller has it all..."Wall Street Journal "ARGO is most impressive in the number of moods its director has casually mastered."Los Angeles Times "ARGO plays out like an unlikely heist movie in which all the suspense comes from unexpected corners."Movieline "[A] smart, jittery thriller about a freakish and little-known chapter of the Iranian hostage crisis..."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[B]oth spellbinding and surprisingly funny. Many of the laughs come from the Hollywood guys played by Goodman and Arkin..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Affleck doesn't merely direct ARGO, he directs the hell out of it, nailing the quickening pace, the wayward humor, the nerve-frying suspense."Rolling Stone "Affleck threads viewers through the dauntingly tricky geopolitics and tonal shifts of ARGO with an utterly flawless sense of control..."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Affleck] makes it work, anchoring proceedings with a likeable, layered lead performance."Total Film "[S]lick enough to send us smiling out of cinemas on a Saturday night, but with the substance to avoid insulting our intelligence in the process."Sight and Sound22.67474

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"ARGO is a crackerjack political thriller told with intelligence....Proving even more than before that hes a behind-the-camera force to be reckoned with, Ben Affleck tells a dense, multilayered yarn..."Hollywood Reporter 5 stars out of 5 -- "This certain Best Picture contender proves to be a prime example of accomplished major studio filmmaking, and also a smart, crafty suspense-laden picture that should win critical plaudits across the board."Box Office "[T]he results are nothing less than sensational. This political thriller has it all..."Wall Street Journal "ARGO is most impressive in the number of moods its director has casually mastered."Los Angeles Times "ARGO plays out like an unlikely heist movie in which all the suspense comes from unexpected corners."Movieline "[A] smart, jittery thriller about a freakish and little-known chapter of the Iranian hostage crisis..."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[B]oth spellbinding and surprisingly funny. Many of the laughs come from the Hollywood guys played by Goodman and Arkin..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Affleck doesn't merely direct ARGO, he directs the hell out of it, nailing the quickening pace, the wayward humor, the nerve-frying suspense."Rolling Stone "Affleck threads viewers through the dauntingly tricky geopolitics and tonal shifts of ARGO with an utterly flawless sense of control..."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Affleck] makes it work, anchoring proceedings with a likeable, layered lead performance."Total Film "[S]lick enough to send us smiling out of cinemas on a Saturday night, but with the substance to avoid insulting our intelligence in the process."Sight and Sound22.67474

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"ARGO is a crackerjack political thriller told with intelligence....Proving even more than before that hes a behind-the-camera force to be reckoned with, Ben Affleck tells a dense, multilayered yarn..."Hollywood Reporter "ARGO is most impressive in the number of moods its director has casually mastered."Los Angeles Times "[T]he results are nothing less than sensational. This political thriller has it all..."Wall Street Journal "ARGO plays out like an unlikely heist movie in which all the suspense comes from unexpected corners."Movieline "[A] smart, jittery thriller about a freakish and little-known chapter of the Iranian hostage crisis..."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[B]oth spellbinding and surprisingly funny. Many of the laughs come from the Hollywood guys played by Goodman and Arkin..."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Affleck doesn't merely direct ARGO, he directs the hell out of it, nailing the quickening pace, the wayward humor, the nerve-frying suspense."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "This certain Best Picture contender proves to be a prime example of accomplished major studio filmmaking, and also a smart, crafty suspense-laden picture that should win critical plaudits across the board."Box Office "Affleck threads viewers through the dauntingly tricky geopolitics and tonal shifts of ARGO with an utterly flawless sense of control..."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Affleck] makes it work, anchoring proceedings with a likeable, layered lead performance."Total Film "[S]lick enough to send us smiling out of cinemas on a Saturday night, but with the substance to avoid insulting our intelligence in the process."Sight and Sound22.67474

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"ARGO is a crackerjack political thriller told with intelligence....Proving even more than before that hes a behind-the-camera force to be reckoned with, Ben Affleck tells a dense, multilayered yarn..."Hollywood Reporter 5 stars out of 5 -- "This certain Best Picture contender proves to be a prime example of accomplished major studio filmmaking, and also a smart, crafty suspense-laden picture that should win critical plaudits across the board."Box Office "ARGO is most impressive in the number of moods its director has casually mastered."Los Angeles Times "[T]he results are nothing less than sensational. This political thriller has it all..."Wall Street Journal "[A] smart, jittery thriller about a freakish and little-known chapter of the Iranian hostage crisis..."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[B]oth spellbinding and surprisingly funny. Many of the laughs come from the Hollywood guys played by Goodman and Arkin..."Chicago Sun-Times "ARGO plays out like an unlikely heist movie in which all the suspense comes from unexpected corners."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Ben Affleck doesn't merely direct ARGO, he directs the hell out of it, nailing the quickening pace, the wayward humor, the nerve-frying suspense."Rolling Stone "Affleck threads viewers through the dauntingly tricky geopolitics and tonal shifts of ARGO with an utterly flawless sense of control..."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Affleck] makes it work, anchoring proceedings with a likeable, layered lead performance."Total Film "[S]lick enough to send us smiling out of cinemas on a Saturday night, but with the substance to avoid insulting our intelligence in the process."Sight and Sound22.67474

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound22.48951

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "This taut story about a guy trying to get out of the criminal life into which he was born is loaded with action, but it's also so smartly written that a complex character study rests at its heart."Box Office "Affleck excels at capturing the insularity of the locale..."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck has the stuff of a real director....It's an effective thriller, he works closely with actors, he has a feel for pacing."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] fast-paced, character-driven heist movie that combines robberies with romance and solidifies Affleck's reputation as an actor with a genuine gift for directing."Los Angeles Times "[Affleck's] second feature, THE TOWN, is a looser and more sprawling affair, more conventional, but also more assured."A.V. Club 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a smart, bold genre exercise that's enormous fun to watch, harking back to gritty urban thrillers of the 1970s with an assured sense of tone and style."Washington Post "There's a strong sense of milieu....The set-piece heists and car chases are executed with impressive skill and pacing..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE TOWN is full of great exchanges, great scenes, all of them infused with authenticity."Total Film "[A] rich, dark, pulpy mess of entanglements that fulfills all the requirements of the genre, and it is told with an ease and gusto that make the pulp tasty." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Affleck has a keen eye for cinematic stories and wisely chooses one set in a city he knows intimately. He has an evident knack for orchestrating involving action scenes."USA Today "Ben Affleck works both sides of the camera to impressive effect in THE TOWN, a dramatic thriller that fulfills its considerable ambitions."Wall Street Journal "The movie is as slick and tightly constructed as Affleck's debut, GONE BABY GONE....Affleck shoots each heist like the performance it is..."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] gripping human drama disguised as a blazing heist film that comes on like gangbusters."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "There is a juddering, brilliantly choreographed FRENCH CONNECTION-style car chase through crowded streets and narrow alleyways..."Uncut22.48951

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"...The soundtrack is a beat-heavy parade of punk and new wave....The edgy East Village setting echoes Scorsese's urban date-from-hell classic AFTER HOURS..."USA Today "...Enjoyable....[Hudson] makes her feature debut adorably..."New York Times "...Its makers sustain its energy through the unraveling of an intricate plot and bring to it a certain edge through a witty, sharp sense of observation..."Los Angeles Times22.35569

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"...Breathlessly paced..." Variety "...A knockout of a surprise ending....Frankenheimer keeps the picture racing along..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Frankenheimer is the siege engine that keeps the REINDEER action flying on all cylinders..."Rolling Stone "...Mr. Frankenheimer has an entertaining bent for swift, scary violence with 1960's cracks and reverbs on the soundtrack for an old school reference point....The vividness of the expert cast makes the movie feel lived-in..." New York Times "...Affleck is a likeable lead..." Total Film22.32316

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"...A knockout of a surprise ending....Frankenheimer keeps the picture racing along..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Breathlessly paced..."Variety "...Mr. Frankenheimer has an entertaining bent for swift, scary violence with 1960's cracks and reverbs on the soundtrack for an old school reference point....The vividness of the expert cast makes the movie feel lived-in..."New York Times "...Frankenheimer is the siege engine that keeps the REINDEER action flying on all cylinders..."Rolling Stone "...Affleck is a likeable lead..."Total Film22.32316

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"...The aerial combat is thrillingly executed, and Mr. Bay has clearly mastered some tricky war-picture techniques..." New York Times "...[Featuring] an excellent turn by Jon Voight....It's an extravaganza worth seeing..." USA Today "...[The film] combines razzle-dazzle pyrotechnics with high-grade visual effects..." Variety "...Bay's staging is spectacular but also honorable in its scary, hurtling exactitude..." Entertainment Weekly "...A blockbuster entertainment that has passion, valor and tremendous action..." Los Angeles Times22.32316

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"...The aerial combat is thrillingly executed, and Mr. Bay has clearly mastered some tricky war-picture techniques..." New York Times "...[Featuring] an excellent turn by Jon Voight....It's an extravaganza worth seeing..." USA Today "...[The film] combines razzle-dazzle pyrotechnics with high-grade visual effects..." Variety "...Bay's staging is spectacular but also honorable in its scary, hurtling exactitude..." Entertainment Weekly "...A blockbuster entertainment that has passion, valor and tremendous action..." Los Angeles Times22.32316

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"...A knockout of a surprise ending....Frankenheimer keeps the picture racing along..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Breathlessly paced..."Variety "...Mr. Frankenheimer has an entertaining bent for swift, scary violence with 1960's cracks and reverbs on the soundtrack for an old school reference point....The vividness of the expert cast makes the movie feel lived-in..."New York Times "...Frankenheimer is the siege engine that keeps the REINDEER action flying on all cylinders..."Rolling Stone "...Affleck is a likeable lead..."Total Film22.32316

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"...A knockout of a surprise ending....Frankenheimer keeps the picture racing along..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Breathlessly paced..."Variety "...Mr. Frankenheimer has an entertaining bent for swift, scary violence with 1960's cracks and reverbs on the soundtrack for an old school reference point....The vividness of the expert cast makes the movie feel lived-in..."New York Times "...Frankenheimer is the siege engine that keeps the REINDEER action flying on all cylinders..."Rolling Stone "...Affleck is a likeable lead..."Total Film22.32316

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"...A fiercely ambitious script that never loses its raucous rhythm....Affleck gives his strongest performance to date..." Variety "...Funny, original....A high-wire act..." -- 3 out of 5 stars Premiere "...Mercilessly funny....[The actors] bring great, understandable enthusiasm to Mr. Smith's smart talk and wild imaginings..." New York Times "...There are kernels of genius here..."Box Office "...There is a keen intellect behind this devoutly defiant fable....Stuffed with cheery irreverence and inspired in equal parts by comic books, sports bar culture and the Bible..." USA Today22.32316

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"...Mercilessly funny....[The actors] bring great, understandable enthusiasm to Mr. Smith's smart talk and wild imaginings..."New York Times "...A fiercely ambitious script that never loses its raucous rhythm....Affleck gives his strongest performance to date..."Variety "...Funny, original....A high-wire act..." -- 3 out of 5 starsPremiere "...There are kernels of genius here..."Box Office "...There is a keen intellect behind this devoutly defiant fable....Stuffed with cheery irreverence and inspired in equal parts by comic books, sports bar culture and the Bible..."USA Today22.32316

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"...Mercilessly funny....[The actors] bring great, understandable enthusiasm to Mr. Smith's smart talk and wild imaginings..."New York Times "...A fiercely ambitious script that never loses its raucous rhythm....Affleck gives his strongest performance to date..."Variety "...Funny, original....A high-wire act..." -- 3 out of 5 starsPremiere "...There are kernels of genius here..."Box Office "...There is a keen intellect behind this devoutly defiant fable....Stuffed with cheery irreverence and inspired in equal parts by comic books, sports bar culture and the Bible..."USA Today22.32316

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] grungy Affleck builds on the kudos he received for HOLLYWOODLAND..."Total Film "[S]tylishly filmed, cleverly cast, flashy and fun..."Sight and Sound "SMOKIN' ACES has a catchy, pungent spirit, with an invention that seldom lets up." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "SMOKIN' ACES is filled with juicy roles for pros as well as an R&B songbird and a rapper in impressive acting debuts....Pivens tears into the role."Rolling Stone "Carnahan manges to get over a dozen narrative plates spinning and keep them there, building an accelerated hyperactive narrative..."Film Comment22.29062

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3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck is superb....Lane, as always, excels with both sexiness and scournfulness..." Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] steadily engrossing movie that sees Reeves as human and treats his life and death with intelligence and compassion."Rolling Stone "[N]o false refinement obscures the gusto with which the cast chomp down on their tasty roles: Brody slithering and prowling, Diane Lane willing her sensual beauty to weariness...[and] Bob Hoskins snarling and potent as her husband..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[The filmmakers] want to bend Mr. Reeve's biography as an actor-cum-gigolo into a tragedy, and Mr. Affleck is more than up to the task."New York Times "Affleck must intuitively understand Reeves' hunger for respect, and he is moving in the role. Bob Hoskins brings raffish charm as well as vulgarity to his portrait of MGM kingpin Eddie Mannix."Movieline's Hollywood Life 3 stars out of 5 -- "HOLLYWOODLAND looks great....A cold look at the entertainment industry's obsession with youth..."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's the plot strand which features Hoskins that provides Affleck's biggest competition in the thesping stakes. It comes in the form of the fabulous Diane Lane..."Total Film "To the extent that HOLLYWOODLAND captures the last years of this showbiz dinosaur, without condescension or sentimentality, it succeeds wonderfully."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's an interesting transition that's being made here, as though it's not just Reeves dying but old Hollywood itself."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Affleck gives a career best performance as the troubled Reeves, and all involved beautifully immerse themselves in the period."Ultimate DVD22.29062

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3 stars out of 4 -- "Affleck is superb....Lane, as always, excels with both sexiness and scournfulness..." Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] steadily engrossing movie that sees Reeves as human and treats his life and death with intelligence and compassion."Rolling Stone "[N]o false refinement obscures the gusto with which the cast chomp down on their tasty roles: Brody slithering and prowling, Diane Lane willing her sensual beauty to weariness...[and] Bob Hoskins snarling and potent as her husband..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[The filmmakers] want to bend Mr. Reeve's biography as an actor-cum-gigolo into a tragedy, and Mr. Affleck is more than up to the task."New York Times "Affleck must intuitively understand Reeves' hunger for respect, and he is moving in the role. Bob Hoskins brings raffish charm as well as vulgarity to his portrait of MGM kingpin Eddie Mannix."Movieline's Hollywood Life 3 stars out of 5 -- "HOLLYWOODLAND looks great....A cold look at the entertainment industry's obsession with youth..."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's the plot strand which features Hoskins that provides Affleck's biggest competition in the thesping stakes. It comes in the form of the fabulous Diane Lane..."Total Film "To the extent that HOLLYWOODLAND captures the last years of this showbiz dinosaur, without condescension or sentimentality, it succeeds wonderfully."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's an interesting transition that's being made here, as though it's not just Reeves dying but old Hollywood itself."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "Affleck gives a career best performance as the troubled Reeves, and all involved beautifully immerse themselves in the period."Ultimate DVD22.29062

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"...The first two-thirds of the film skillfully sets up its dramatic dominoes....And the glossy catalog of aircraft and missiles being primed for action makes for an impressively chilly display of hardware..." New York Times "...THE SUM OF ALL FEARS could hardly be more timely or frightening....Affleck has the intelligence and athleticism to carry off the singularly unpretentious and fiercely diligent hero..." Los Angeles Times "...Freeman always manages to do something new....He and Affleck demonstrate a seasoned team's nimbly cutting spontaneity..." Entertainment Weekly "...Solid, quality summer entertainment....Few Hollywood spy thrillers have been more handsome than this one..." Variety "...Vigorously directed....Tautly scripted....The production values are first-class..." Hollywood Reporter22.29062

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"...The first two-thirds of the film skillfully sets up its dramatic dominoes....And the glossy catalog of aircraft and missiles being primed for action makes for an impressively chilly display of hardware..." New York Times "...THE SUM OF ALL FEARS could hardly be more timely or frightening....Affleck has the intelligence and athleticism to carry off the singularly unpretentious and fiercely diligent hero..." Los Angeles Times "...Freeman always manages to do something new....He and Affleck demonstrate a seasoned team's nimbly cutting spontaneity..." Entertainment Weekly "...Solid, quality summer entertainment....Few Hollywood spy thrillers have been more handsome than this one..." Variety "...Vigorously directed....Tautly scripted....The production values are first-class..." Hollywood Reporter22.29062

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Take ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN, add liberal doses of potboiler melodrama and existential journalist angst, and youve got the foundation for STATE OF PLAY...Movieline "[T]his efficient, admirably coherent thriller about reporters digging down to where politics and murder meet in Washington, D.C., has a wistful air about it..."Variety 3 stars out of 5 -- "STATE OF PLAY is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike the Washington Post."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-crafted political thriller....Several high-caliber performances give the film its vibrancy, under the capable direction of Kevin Macdonald. Crowe is excellent, and Helen Mirren is superb..."USA Today "STATE OF PLAY features handsome production and terrific performances....Mirren has some especially choice moments..."Washington Post "Macdonald and his cast shepherd STATE OF PLAY through a number of surprising twists and turns..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Crowe delivers] a performance of grizzled credibility as a newspaper journalist....STATE OF PLAY is, more than a topical alarm bell, an efficient, pulsating exercise in thriller mechanics."Box Office 4 stars out of 4 -- "This is a smart script...[with] a wealth of twists..."Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's juicy stuff, made juicier by the actors....STATE OF PLAY keeps the twists coming."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] storming thriller....The fesity veteran/rookie relationship is made believable thanks to the actors' spot-on chemistry..."Total Film "Crowe is fantastic as a grizzled, old-school D.C. reporter....The story's twists and switchbacks keep coming." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's very successful, gripping from start to finish..."Uncut22.29062

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Take ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN, add liberal doses of potboiler melodrama and existential journalist angst, and youve got the foundation for STATE OF PLAY...Movieline "[T]his efficient, admirably coherent thriller about reporters digging down to where politics and murder meet in Washington, D.C., has a wistful air about it..."Variety 3 stars out of 5 -- "STATE OF PLAY is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike the Washington Post."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-crafted political thriller....Several high-caliber performances give the film its vibrancy, under the capable direction of Kevin Macdonald. Crowe is excellent, and Helen Mirren is superb..."USA Today "STATE OF PLAY features handsome production and terrific performances....Mirren has some especially choice moments..."Washington Post "Macdonald and his cast shepherd STATE OF PLAY through a number of surprising twists and turns..." -- Grade: B-A.V. Club 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Crowe delivers] a performance of grizzled credibility as a newspaper journalist....STATE OF PLAY is, more than a topical alarm bell, an efficient, pulsating exercise in thriller mechanics."Box Office 4 stars out of 4 -- "This is a smart script...[with] a wealth of twists..."Premiere 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's juicy stuff, made juicier by the actors....STATE OF PLAY keeps the twists coming."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] storming thriller....The fesity veteran/rookie relationship is made believable thanks to the actors' spot-on chemistry..."Total Film "Crowe is fantastic as a grizzled, old-school D.C. reporter....The story's twists and switchbacks keep coming." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's very successful, gripping from start to finish..."Uncut22.29062

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"...[A] brainy thriller....Deserves to become a college-student clut rental..." -- 4 out of 5 stars - Watch More Than Once Premiere "...Affleck is the one surefire star of the movie...[When he's on screen] the movie sizzles..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Absorbing and entertaining..." Variety "...[A] toxic spellbinder....Ribisi scores with a performance of quicksilver intelligence..." Rolling Stone "...A classy, accurate script and some powerhouse performances by rising stars..." Total Film "...A misanthropic snap and verve..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...[The film] shows us a group of actors, and a filmmaker, with soul to spare and talent to burn..." New York Times "...Ribisi carries the film quite nicely. He is an intense, brooding presence..." Los Angeles Times "...The movie hums with authenticity....The movie has the high-octane feel of real life, closely observed..." Chicago Sun-Times22.12795

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"...[A] brainy thriller....Deserves to become a college-student clut rental..." -- 4 out of 5 stars - Watch More Than Once Premiere "...Affleck is the one surefire star of the movie...[When he's on screen] the movie sizzles..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Absorbing and entertaining..." Variety "...[A] toxic spellbinder....Ribisi scores with a performance of quicksilver intelligence..." Rolling Stone "...A classy, accurate script and some powerhouse performances by rising stars..." Total Film "...A misanthropic snap and verve..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...[The film] shows us a group of actors, and a filmmaker, with soul to spare and talent to burn..." New York Times "...Ribisi carries the film quite nicely. He is an intense, brooding presence..." Los Angeles Times "...The movie hums with authenticity....The movie has the high-octane feel of real life, closely observed..." Chicago Sun-Times22.12795

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"...[A] brainy thriller....Deserves to become a college-student clut rental..." -- 4 out of 5 stars - Watch More Than OncePremiere "...[A] toxic spellbinder....Ribisi scores with a performance of quicksilver intelligence..."Rolling Stone "...A classy, accurate script and some powerhouse performances by rising stars..."Total Film "...A misanthropic snap and verve..." -- Rating: BEntertainment Weekly "...[The film] shows us a group of actors, and a filmmaker, with soul to spare and talent to burn..."New York Times "...The movie hums with authenticity....The movie has the high-octane feel of real life, closely observed..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Affleck is the one surefire star of the movie...[When he's on screen] the movie sizzles..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Absorbing and entertaining..."Variety "...Ribisi carries the film quite nicely. He is an intense, brooding presence..."Los Angeles Times "Ben Younger's debut feature has dramatic energy -- and money hunger -- to match the giddy heights of the Dow at the time it was made."Wall Street Journal22.12795

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"...The actors are amiable....Roos still knows how to write barbed one-liners..."Sight and Sound "...Comparable in its craft to JERRY MAGUIRE and AS GOOD AS IT GETS....Gywneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck emerge from the movie as the most romantic coupling to animate a Hollywood film in quite some time..."New York Times "...Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow give likeable performances, with each wearing emotional vulnerability like a badge of honor..."Hollywood Reporter "...Lovely and all-too-rare....The two actors hold you with the matching gentleness and vivacity of their spirits." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly20.11969

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"...The actors are amiable....Roos still knows how to write barbed one-liners..."Sight and Sound "...Comparable in its craft to JERRY MAGUIRE and AS GOOD AS IT GETS....Gywneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck emerge from the movie as the most romantic coupling to animate a Hollywood film in quite some time..."New York Times "...Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow give likeable performances, with each wearing emotional vulnerability like a badge of honor..."Hollywood Reporter "...Lovely and all-too-rare....The two actors hold you with the matching gentleness and vivacity of their spirits." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly20.11969

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"...Comparable in its craft to JERRY MAGUIRE and AS GOOD AS IT GETS....Gywneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck emerge from the movie as the most romantic coupling to animate a Hollywood film in quite some time..." New York Times "...Lovely and all-too-rare....The two actors hold you with the matching gentleness and vivacity of their spirits." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly "...The actors are amiable....Roos still knows how to write barbed one-liners..." Sight and Sound "...Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow give likeable performances, with each wearing emotional vulnerability like a badge of honor..." Hollywood Reporter20.11969

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "As all of these relationships intertwine, Malick depicts them with deliberate beauty and painterly care."Chicago Sun-Times "Terrence Malick, as unconventional, esoteric and spiritual as ever, has created an ocean of love in TO THE WONDER, filling it with calm seas, treacherous storms, incredible beauty and a god who watches over it all."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "Lyrical, spiritual, sensual, TO THE WONDER is full to the brim with Malick's trademark touches..."Total Film "Malick persists in refining his style to the barest essentials of sound and image....[He] is reaching for essential truths about how all of us yearn for happiness and transcendence..."A.V. Club "[A] romantic melodrama whose major characters fall tragically and beautifully in and out of love."New York Times "The film's style is ethereal and incantatory, with a soundtrack woven out of whispers and classical music..."Entertainment Weekly "[With] landscapes shot as wonders of light and shadow by the gifted Emmanuel Lubezki."Rolling Stone "[T]his is ravishing work from a filmmaker who hasnt lost his capacity to move and surprise."Variety19.62223

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